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    I work in a outpatient mental health clinic. I have a question concerning codes 90804 and 90806. What percentage of the time is a theripist required to be with th pt and what pecentage can be used doing paper work. There is an arguement in our billing office with this. I would really appreciate an answer to this.
    Thanks again, Grace

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    None of it is for paperwork. The time in these codes is all for therapy- face to face time.

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    Does the client being in the room while the theripist is doing paerwork count as face to face time?

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    technically yes, but I would not push for him to count that.

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